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AARON BEN MOSES MOSESSOHN – See Mosessohn, Aaron ben Moses.
AARON MOSES PADUA – See Padua, Aaron Moses.
AARON BEN MOSES TEOMIM – Rabbinical scholar; born about 1630, probably in Prague, where the Teomim-Fränkel family, from Vienna, had settled; died in Chmelnik, Poland, July 8, 1690. In 1670 he was called as rabbi to Worms, where he succeeded Samson...
AARON BEN MOSES BEN ẒEBI HIRSCH TEOMIM – See Teomim, Aaron.
AARON BEN NATHAN NAṬA' OF TREBOWLA – Author; flourished about the middle of the eighteenth century. He published at Zolkiev, in 1755, "Shem Aharon" (Aaron's Name), a work containing halakic novellæ to the whole Talmud, and midrashic interpretations of the...
AARON OF NEUSTADT – Talmudist who with Shallum and Jaekel of Vienna formed a triumvirate of Talmudic scholars in Austria at the end of the fourteenth and beginning of the fifteenth century; uncle and chief instructor of Isserlein, who frequently...
AARON BEN PEREZ OF AVIGNON – French rabbi and scholar; born about the middle of the thirteenth century; died in the first quarter of the fourteenth century. He was one of the leading scholars of Argentière, Languedoc, France. With other influential members...
AARON OF PESARO – Flourished in the sixteenth century at Pesaro, Italy, and wrote "Toledot Aharon" (The Generations of Aaron), an index to Scriptural quotations in the Talmud, arranged in the order of the Bible. This was first printed at Freiburg...
AARON BEN PHINEHAS – Member of the rabbinical college of Lemberg, and appears in that capacity among the rabbis who had to decide a case in matrimonial law with regard to the marriage of the widow of a man who had been killed by the bands of...
AARON OF PINSK – Rabbi in Kretingen, in the government of Kovno, and afterward in Pinsk, where he died in 1841. He wrote "Tosafot Aharon," in which he attempted to solve the questions of the Tosafists in various Talmudic treatises, notably in...
AARON SABAONI – Editor of Moses Albaz's cabalistic ritual, "Hekal ha-Ḳodesh," to which he added notes, and which was printed in Amsterdam, 1653. It is conjectured that he was named after the city of Sabbionetta; but in the seventeenth century...
AARON BEN SAMUEL – Hebrew author; born about 1620; flourished in Germany during the latter half of the seventeenth century. He published his "Bet Aharon" (Aaron's House) at Frankfort-on-the-Oder in 1690, being at that time of advanced age. This...
AARON BEN SAMUEL – A simple farmer of Hergershausen (Hessen), who was the first person in Germany to attempt, at the beginning of the eighteenth century, to bring about the use of the vernacular in lieu of the Hebrew in the daily prayers. His...
AARON SAMUEL – See Kaydanower, Aaron Samuel.
AARON SAMUEL BEN MOSES SHALOM OF KREMNITZ – Author of "Nishmat Adam," Hanau, 1611, which contains dissertations on the nature of the soul, purpose of man's existence, the future world, and rewards and punishments.Bibliography: Michael, Or ha-Ḥayyim, No. 318; Benjacob,...
AARON BEN SAMUEL HA-NASI – A personage who was considered until recently a fictitious creation of the Traditionists (Zunz) —those who, in their desire to find teachers and originators for everything, invented him in order to announce him as the father of...
AARON IBN SARGADO – Gaon in Pumbedita and a son of Joseph ha-Kohen. According to the chronicle of Sherira, Sargado officiated from 943 to 960; others declare he died in 942. He was successor to the gaon Hananiah, the father of Sherira. Not of a...
AARON SELIG BEN MOSES OF ZOLKIEV – Author; flourished in the seventeenth century. He wrote "'Amude Sheba'" (Seven Pillars) containing: (1) Commentaries and glosses on the old and the new Zohar, explaining the foreign words therein; (2) treatises not included in...
AARON SOLOMON – Merchant of Philadelphia, Pa., who, about 1777, signed an agreement to take the colonial paper currency sanctioned by King George III. in place of gold and silver. He left Philadelphia for Europe in 1785.Bibliography: H. P....
AARON BEN SOLOMON AMARILLO – See Amarillo, Aaron ben Solomon.
AARON BEN SOLOMON BEN HASUN – Talmudist who flourished in Turkey at the beginning of the sixteenth century. He ranked high among the prominent Oriental Talmudic scholars of his time. Except some responsa, which may be found in the works of his pupils and...
AARON BEN SOLOMON BEN SIMON BEN ẒEMAḤ DURAN – See Duran, Aaron ben Solomon ben Simon ben Ẓemaḥ.
AARON OF TRANI – See Trani, Aaron of.
AARON (ḤAYYIM) VOLTERRA, MASSA DI CARRARA – See Volterra, Aaron (Ḥayyim), Massa di Carrara.
AARON BEN WOLF – See Wolfssohn, Aaron.